Eunice is a Louisiana city located nor in one, neither in two, but in three parishes - Acadia, Evangeline and St. Landry. The population of this American city is about 11.000 people and its area is of 5 square miles. The city was named in honor of Eunice Pharr Duso, the second wife of founder and pioneer C.C. Duson. C.C. Duson and his brother also founded the city of Crowley, in the same state. Famous residents of Eunice are Geno Delafose - musician, Mary Alice Fontenot - writer, Greogory L. Frudge - businessman, Daneell Harris - actress and Mabel Hayes, female bishop. If you visit Eunice, there are some typical Louisiana attractions not to be missed.
Top Attractions within Eunice
Eunice Museum is located in the house where the town was officially born. The museum not only depicts the history of Eunice and has a great collection of memorabilia and old photographs, but also features two rooms exhibiting items of the Cajun and of the American Indian culture.
Prairie Acadian Cultural Center is an Acadian honorary museum telling the Acadian story in collections of clothing and furnishing. Artifacts that belong to religion, cuisine and farming are also extremely interesting. The items inside this Eunice museum make a great picture of life in Eunice at the end of the 19th century.
Liberty Theater is the town's theater where local art groups present their plays and music concerts are held. The building of the Liberty Theater is a historical one and plays an important role in the heritage of Eunice.
Eunice Country Club is a great golf course within Eunice, where you can play golf or mini golf. If you are not interested in playing, you can take long walks in the garden of the club and relax among the beautiful views.